IBEW Local 531 & NECA Joint Apprenticeship & Training Program

We are looking for men and women who are seeking a career in the Electrical Construction industry. Our apprenticeship programs provide a path for you to become a journeyman wireman with the IBEW while you work for our industry partners, our contractors. We offer competitive wages, health insurance for you and your family, and multiple retirements.

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 531 and the National Electrical Contractors’ Association sponsor the Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee. The apprenticeship program is registered with the US Department of Labor, Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training. The program consists of on-the-job training by union electrical contractors and related classroom instruction.

Under the direct supervision of Journeyman Wiremen, the apprentice will learn the skills associated with being an electrician. Electricians assemble, install, maintain and test electrical equipment and wiring systems in residential, commercial and industrial settings. On-the-job training might include the mounting of electrical boxes, equipment, lighting fixtures, bending and installing conduit, wiring switches, outlets, phones, panels, installing systems like voice and data, fiber optic, traffic controllers, fire alarm, security, motor control, PLC Controls and temperature control.


Program Benefits

  • Earn while you learn

  • Full-time employment
  • Competitive wage and benefit package
  • College degree program
  • Local union membership
  • Wage and skills advancement

Apprenticeship Program Options

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